Proverbs 14:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

King James Version

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

International Standard Version

Every wise woman builds up her household, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

A Conservative Version

Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish woman plucks it down with her own hands.

American Standard Version

Every wise woman buildeth her house; But the foolish plucketh it down with her own hands.

Amplified

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

Bible in Basic English

Wisdom is building her house, but the foolish woman is pulling it down with her hands.

Darby Translation

The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands.

Holman Bible

Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.

Julia Smith Translation

The wise woman built her house but the foolish will pull it down with her hands.

King James 2000

Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The {wisest of women} builds her house, but the foolish tears it down with her hands.

Modern King James verseion

A wise woman builds her house, but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise woman upholdeth her house; but a foolish wife plucketh it down.

NET Bible

Every wise woman builds her household, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.

New Heart English Bible

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

New simplified Bible

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish pulls it down with her own hands.

The Emphasized Bible

Every, wise woman, buildeth up her house, but, a foolish one, with her own hands, would break it down.

Webster

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

World English Bible

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

Every wise woman hath builded her house, And the foolish with her hands breaketh it down.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכמות חכמות 
Chokmowth 
Usage: 5

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

but the foolish
אוּלת 
'ivveleth 
Usage: 25

References

Smith

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands. 2 He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.



Cross References

Ruth 4:11

All the people who were in the court, and the elders, said, "We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve wealth in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.

Proverbs 31:10-31

An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.

1 Kings 16:31

It came about, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went to serve Baal and worshiped him.

1 Kings 21:24-25

"The one belonging to Ahab, who dies in the city, the dogs will eat, and the one who dies in the field the birds of heaven will eat."

2 Kings 11:1

When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she rose and destroyed all the royal offspring.

Proverbs 9:13-15

The woman of folly is boisterous, She is naive and knows nothing.

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish son is destruction to his father, And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping.

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.

Proverbs 21:19

It is better to live in a desert land Than with a contentious and vexing woman.

Proverbs 24:3-4

By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established;



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